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Half-price Tattoo tickets will go on sale from Monday

Half-price tickets for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo’s annual preview evening will go on sale from 10am on Monday, 22 July. This year, the Tattoo...

Ceilidh events will help connect Scots with nature

Scotland’s National Nature Reserves are special places to visit at any time of the year. However, this summer there is an extra attraction. Scottish Natural...

Acceptable in the 80s – new exhibitions launch

A multimedia celebration of Scotland in the 80s is coming to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Back to the future: 1979–1989 – the National Library of Scotland’s...
Scottish Land Commission CEO, Hamish Trench

Discussions on scale and concentration of land ownership

Scottish Land Commission CEO, Hamish Trench, looks at the discussions and engagement following publication of the Commission’s report on scale and concentration of land ownership....
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City prepares for Inverness Highland Games and gala

This weekend will see the Inverness Highland Games & Gala festivities take place at Bught Park. Building work is now well underway on the giant...

Booklet helps keep Gaelic place names alive

A new bilingual booklet has been created by Scottish Natural Heritage that features 300 Eriskay place-names. This booklet is a Gaelic and English guide produced...

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SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...